Aalto Networking Platform

Networking at Aalto

Aalto Networking Platform

The Aalto Networking Platform initiative promotes cross-disciplinary actions in Aalto University’s seven key research areas. We bring together experts in science, technology, arts and business, across departments, supporting collaboration both inside and outside of Aalto.

About us

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Platform services for Aalto community

Events and service support for the Aalto academic community

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Platform services for partners

Find the right experts and actions for your needs

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Mission and vision

Our key activities focus on bringing researchers together and supporting multi- and cross-disciplinary initiatives

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Highlights

Featured stories, events, and other content by the Aalto Networking Platform.

Energy Modelling Series

Finland's power network delivering Net Zero. How?

Energy Modelling seminar series 2022 #2

Events
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Your research, your photos: The Photography Online Course for Scientists

Photography Online Course for Scientists (POCS) consists of tutorial videos, assignments, quizzes and designed for independent learning. The course developed with support of Aalto Online Learning by professional photography trainer Tiina Puputti and course producer Valeria Azovskaya

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The Living+ blog & podcasts

Essays and podcasts on topics related to human-centered living environments.

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Key research areas

Learn more about activities in the seven key research areas of Aalto University.

Advanced energy solutions

The main research foci in energy research are energy sciences, multidisciplinary energy technologies, and sustainable energy solutions.

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Arts and design knowledge-building

Art and creativity enable looking at the grand challenges of our time from a new perspective. Look past the imaginable and join us in changing the world in art and design knowledge building.

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ICT and digitalisation

Digital technologies like AI and 5G cut through the whole society, from education to medicine and economics.

Aalto X Reality Keynote PiP by Matti Ahlgren

Global business dynamics

Research related to global economy dynamics is carried out in the areas of business, economics, and industrial engineering and management.

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Health and wellbeing

Health and wellbeing focus areas include biomedical engineering, neuroscience, biomaterials, digital health, and health management and design.

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Human-centred living environments

Research in this area aims to understand how individuals experience their physical environment and how art, spaces, buildings and communities can enhance it.

Kokoon modular living system is made of wood. Photo: Tuomas Uusheimo

Materials and sustainable use of natural resources

Materials research ranges from physics, nanotechnology, mechanics, performance and design to biomaterials and sustainable resource use.

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Related events

All upcoming events related to the Aalto Networking Platform.

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Conferences and workshops

Sustainability Science Days 2022: Systemic Transformations to Sustainable Futures

You can still register for online events for the conference organised by the Institute of Sustainability Science of the University of Helsinki (HELSUS) and Aalto University. This year’s theme, Systemic Change for a Sustainable Future, highlights the urgency to act now.
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MAGICS Community Event

Welcome to MAGICS (Media – Arts – Games – Interaction – Computing – Science) community event!
Parenting and Climate Change event with Idil Gaziulusoy and Tapio Pesola
Lectures and seminars

NODUS TALKS Parenting and Climate Change

İdil Gaziulusoy and Tapio Pesola converse parenthood in the times of climate change and climate activism as a parent.
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Conferences and workshops Exhibitions and fairs

Design for government: Final Show 2022

Join us at the DfG 2022 Final Show to learn more about the impact of design in public policymaking in this year's project collaborations.
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Related news

All news related to the Aalto Networking Platform.

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How to accelerate innovations, ensure food sequrity and make cities green? Sustainability Science Days seeks answers to the huge sustainability challenges of our time

Sustainability Science Days 2022 focuses on global system-level solutions for food systems, cities, governance and more. Sustainability Science Days is Finland's largest two-day science conference on sustainable development, organized by Aalto University and the University of Helsinki.
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Aalto University becomes a founding partner in Ioncell Oy

The new company will commercialise and develop ecological textile fibre technologies.
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Planmeca and FCAI collaboration: Machine learning for oral and maxillofacial imaging

The second video in FCAI's new video series presents collaboration between FCAI, health equipment manufacturer Planmeca and Tampere University Hospital.
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‘Painting Energies’ Podcast Explores Light and Energy at the Intersection of Art and Science

A new podcast hosted by physicist Janne Halme and artist Bartaku explores the connections between light and color, plant and microbe, art and science. The Painting Energies podcast builds upon their visionary artscience workings that have been evolving at Aalto University since 2017. Painting Energies is not to be missed for any scientist, artist or student looking to find new ways of combining art and science.
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